John Banks accepted a position with the City of Pocatello as Parks & Recreation Director in November, 2014. Prior to joining Pocatello, John served as Deputy Recreation Director/Sports Supervisor for the City of Laguna Niguel, CA. After over 20 years there, John and his wife Julie decided it was time for a change of scenery and are now very happily residing in Inkom, ID with their twin 16 year old sons. They also have two grown daughters who still reside in California. He enjoys spending time with family, exercising & working around the house to stay active, and is an avid Boston Celtics fan.